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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Speaking Poetry: Exploring Sonic Patterns Through Performance
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions (plus time for students to memorize and prepare their recitations)|
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This guide provides strategies for choosing text that is appropriate for close reading and to plan for instruction.
Grades 7 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
O'Connor offers new approaches to teaching poetry in middle and high school with more than 25 writing activities that can constitute an entire course or work as individual lessons.